Schools

South Nodaway BOE

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open session on July 19 to discuss and handle the following school district business: The Guilford Sports Complex was reviewed and the only bid from Meyer Fencing was approved for $32,383.42. Superintendent Johnnie Silkett said he was pleased with the bid as the company added additional

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Jefferson students explore the magic of summer reading

Area youth listen to Angie Lane as she reads two stories about magic during Jefferson’s reading hour July 17. Afterward, the students watched Lane perform a few magic tricks of her own. Allie Spinnato, Cade Redden, Whitney Redden and Jenna Pappert watch as Lane mixed baking soda with different liquids. For more photos, see the

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Schools list registration dates for next year’s students

Nodaway-Holt High school registration for new students and those entering the eighth grade is noon to 3 pm, Tuesday, August 8. Must bring proof of immunizations. Registration for returning high school students is 8:30 am to noon and 1 to 3 pm, Wednesday, August 9. Incoming seniors must present proof of required immunizations at registration.

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BOE Maryville

The Maryville R-II School Board addressed personnel during a special meeting July 5. The Maryville School Board did not accept the resignation of Hannah Erspamer, visually impaired teacher, however, they did accept her resignation as high school assistant volleyball coach. Alex Gallagher was  approved for hire as an elementary school paraprofessional. Andrew Spire Construction, LLC,

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Leeper earns silver at state FCCLA STAR event

Sidney Leeper, Nodaway-Holt sophomore, earned a silver at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state competition with her STAR project in the junior recycle and redesign category. Leeper designed and made a dress from sheet music and melted crayons.  “Music is important to me; I sing at church,” Leeper explained about her

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BOE North Nodaway

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on June 21 to handle the following school district business: A resolution was passed authorizing and directing the issuance and delivery of $675,000 general obligation bonds, series 2017. Bruce Johnson, LJ Hart and Company, St. Louis, said that North Nodaway received more

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BOE South Nodaway

South Nodaway The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met on June 21 to conduct the following school district business: Superintendent Johnnie Silkett went over the 2017-18 budget. The school district will end the 2016-17 year with a 47 percent carryover. The school was able to increase the carryover rate by 16 percent. The 2017-18

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BOE Maryville

The Maryville R-II School Board conducted the following business during its regular meeting June 21: The final balance for all funds in the district budget was $10,020,411 and the final balance for activity accounts was $560,574. Northwest Audio, Maryville, was awarded the $100,305 bid for new surveillance cameras throughout all of the district buildings. Hy-Vee,

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Children take advantage of NH summer reading

Chloe, Kinley and Logan Wenger take advantage of the five-week Nodaway-Holt summer reading program on June 15. The children’s grandmother brings them to the school library. Chloe, eight, likes to read the Junie B. Jones series. Kinley, six, said she likes to read everything. Logan, three, is holding “Animiximals,” a book written by his mother,

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SN wins safe driving award

South Nodaway High School was one of three high schools in Northwest Missouri to win $500 in the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety’s safe driving contest “It Only Takes One.” Students from SN’s safe driving committee were Jordan Murphy, Cade Henggeler, Haley Nielson, Taylar Freemyer, Emily Skoglund, Tanner Davis and Selicity Thuman. Not pictured: Payton

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